Anthony Auger, PhD

Position title: Professor, Department of Psychology


Phone: 608-265-3743

530 Psychology

Lab Website
Auger Lab
Anthony Auger

Research Interests

Epigenetic organization of juvenile brain and behavior:
Do sex differences in neuroepigenetic mechanisms mediate risk or resilience to the impact of early-life adversity on juvenile mental health disorders?

Selected Publications

C.J. Auger, D. Coss, A.P. Auger, R. Forbes-Lorman. Epigenetic control of vasopressin expression is maintained by steroid hormones in the adult male rat brain. Proceedings of the National Academy Sciences. 2011 Mar 8;108(10):4242-7. PMCID: PMC3053981

Auger CJ, Auger AP. Permanent and plastic epigenesis in neuroendocrine systems. Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology. 2013 Aug;34(3):190-7.

Kigar SL, Auger AP. Epigenetic mechanisms may underlie the etiology of sex differences in mental health risk and resilience. Journal of Neuroendocrinology. 2013. July 10.

Auger, A.P., and Auger, C.J. Sex differences in epigenetic programming of brain differentiation: implications for mental health and disease. Epigenetic development of human health and disease. in Environmental Epigenomics in Health and Disease (Epigenetics and Human Health), Randy Jirtle (Editor), Frederick L. Tyson (Editor); Springer 2013